More ideas from Emily

Shirley Chisholm (first black Congresswoman and woman to run for President in the US). "If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair." . . . "Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt."

I get tired of making the same things over and over again. Do you? I am always on the lookout for recipes that are easy to prepare, take less than an hour, and use ingredients that I keep on hand. I hate buying a spice or ingredient that I will most likely never use again. [...]

First Read-Aloud Chapter Book Series. These books are the perfect way to introduce your child to chapters. They feature plenty of dialogue, lots of illustrations (most in color!), short chapters, and have engaging stories and characters. And bonus – they are all part of a larger series, so if your kids love the first one, you have plenty more where that came from. Perfect for boys and girls in pre-school, kindergarten and up.

No Name in the Street - James Baldwin

You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. -James Baldwin #quote #youarenotalone

Big Oil has a strangle hold and wants to keep it that way. They pay little in taxes, get tax revenue kick backs from the republican politicians they own and spend 100's of millions influencing our political system. And our standard of living gets left behind...